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Man City defender Nathan Ake - "There's still more to come."

Man City beat Arsenal in the FA Cup for the first time since their first meeting in the competition back in February 1904 at Manor Park.

The Cityzens have now won their last 10 home matches in the FA Cup, and Ake reckons there is still more to come from the current Premier League champions.

Manchester City secured a spot in the fifth round of the FA Cup after a hard-fought win over Premier League title rivals Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium.

Netherlands defender Nathan Ake scored a brilliant goal with a low curling strike in the 64th minute to hand the Cityzens a narrow victory against the Gunners in the fourth round of the competition.

Arsenal had opportunities to hit the net, especially in the first half when Takehiro Tomiyasu and new signing Leandro Trossard’s efforts were saved by Man City goalkeeper Stefan Ortega, who replaced Ederson on Friday night.

Aside from the goal, it was a tight game, however, they will meet again on 15 February at the Emirates Stadium to continue their Premier League battle.

The win gives City ‘confidence’

City goalscorer Nathan Ake told ITV: "In the second half we were a little better and played more our game. It was tough, they pressured us high. We had to use Erling more than usual."

When asked about his goal, he asserted: "A pass from Jack. It was the first one I ever scored with my right foot so pleased with that.

"Especially after a tough period, two good games before this one. It's good to carry on this one. It gives us confidence for the next game.

"There's still more to come. They are a very tough team. We stayed strong and didn't concede."

Arsenal can take a lot of positives'

A disappointed Mikel Arteta reflected on Arsenal’s loss, adding that they will take the positives.

"Really disappointed. I think we could have got much more out of the game. The action decided the game but it was a tight game and that one action changed it all. I think we could have dealt with it much better in terms of our discipline when the ball was in the box.

"We had big situations in the game and we didn't put them away. We can take a lot of positives, I think the way we approached the game and competed. It is really difficult to win against this team but we went head to head with them.

"In the big moments, in big matches, you have the make the difference. That is how you win these games."

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